Japanese-American graduate recalls time at Washington University

Monday, August 31, 2009 | 3:41 p.m. CDT; updated 9:10 p.m. CDT, Monday, August 31, 2009

ST. LOUIS — Yoshio Matsumoto was among the 110,000 Japanese-Americans seemingly bound for an internment camp soon after America entered World War II when a university he knew nothing about from a far off part of the country agreed to take him in.